COVID-19 and cemeteries

Find information out about Wellington cemeteries and funeral services during COVID-19 traffic light settings.

COVID-19 traffic light restrictions for funerals and tangi mean that we may have limited cemetery and burial services at our cemeteries depending on what colour we are at.

Red

With COVID Vaccine Pass

Status: Open for all cremation and funeral services, but with number restrictions.
Details: Limit of 100 people.

  • Face coverings required.
  • You must scan in, if in an indoor space.

Without COVID Vaccine Pass

Status: Open for all cremation and funeral services, but with number restrictions.
Details: Limit of 25 people based on 1-metre distancing.

  • Face coverings required.
  • You must scan in, if in an indoor space.

Orange

With COVID Vaccine Pass

Status: Open for all services, no limit on numbers.
Details: You must scan in, if in an indoor space.

Without COVID Vaccine Pass

Status: Open for all services, but with number restrictions.
Details: Limit of 50 people.

Green

With COVID Vaccine Pass

Status: Open for all services.

Without COVID Vaccine Pass

Status: Open for all services, but with number restrictions.
Details: Limit of 100 people based on 1-metre distancing. 

Contact

For all cemetery related questions, please email cemeteries@wcc.govt.nz or phone the Karori Cemetery office on 04 4766109.

Funerals and tangihanga – Covid19.govt.nz